N.C. History Center Temporarily Closes to Host PepsiCo Meeting

North Carolina History Center

Tickets for Governor’s Palace, Homes, and Gardens Available at Waystation

The North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern will be closed to the general public May 6-7 to host the PepsiCo annual shareholders meeting. While this temporary closure does limit access to some of Tryon Palace’s facilities, visitors will still be able to purchase discounted tickets for tours of the Governor’s Palace, historic homes and gardens.

The One Day Pass will be discounted May 6-7 to $15 for adults and $6 for youth (grades 1-12).

Attractions inside the History Center that will not be available May 6-7 include: North Carolina Regional History Museum, Pepsi Family Center and the Duffy Gallery. The Museum Store and Lawson’s Landing Riverwalk Café will be open and accessible from external entrances on Tuesday, May 6, but both will be closed on Wednesday, May 7.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 6, tickets to Tryon Palace will only be available at the Waystation, located across from the Palace gate on the corner of Pollock and George Street. Ticketing will resume at the History Center at 9 a.m. onThursday, May 8.

For more information about scheduling, ticketing and events, call 252-639-3500 or visit www.tryonpalace.org.

Submitted by: Craig Ramey, Marketing and Communications, Manager, Tryon Palace